The development of coronary artery disease and the chance heart attack are related to your food intake.
The optimal diet for prevention of heart attacks is a plant-based whole food diet that is rich in fruits and vegetables (at least ten servings a day), low glycemic and high in fiber.
High-fiber foods are foods that have not been processed such they still maintain the outer husks of the grains such as whole grain bread, brown rice, and whole wheat pasta.
Do not eat white rice and pasta, cakes, cookies, candies, fried food, donuts and potato chips.
Do not drink sodas, fruit juice and avoid juicing. No energy or sports drinks, Drink water mainly and green tea cold or hot.
Animal protein should be avoided that is no red meat, chicken, turkey, fish or pork.
No dairy products: cream, butter, cheese and ice cream.
If you feel that you cannot give up animal protein then red meat should be once a month, poultry and fish once a week. Use olive oil sparingly and cheese weekly as well.The time to feast on a regular American high-fat diet is on special occasions- holidays and birthdays! That’s about 5- 6 times a year! Thanksgiving, your birthday, wedding anniversaries and maybe two other special days a year. Be mindful of what you consume. Remember, everything in moderation!
Vitamin supplements and fish oil capsules are not recommended. If you desire to take fish oils then a prescription capsule is available. Otherwise, vitamin supplements are not beneficial. On the above diet, you will be getting all your essential nutrients as whole food.There are rare instances where there is a documented deficiency: vitamin B12 and vitamin D supplementation is required. For more information, please see Dr McDougall and The China Study for more information. Call to schedule your complimentary heart health consultation and get on track for healthy arteries.